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HISTORY & HERITAGE PART TWO 68 REGISTER ONLINE: Friends of Page-Walker Preservation Series: Celebrating 150 Years of the Page-Walker In celebration of the Page-Walker's Sesquicentennial (1868-2018), a series of free programs on the history of this beloved Cary historic landmark is being offered. For more information, visit or call (919) 460-4963. Giving the Page-Walker a New Life Tuesday, February 27 | 7:30 p.m. Meet the people behind saving and repurposing the old hotel into a vibrant new arts and history center. Norma Burns, architect, and Myrick Howard, preservationist, present a lively program detailing how the old building was given a new life. Exploring Page-Walker's People and Its Past Tuesday, May 22 | 7:30 p.m. Discover some of the names and faces of those who created, managed, and lived in the Page-Walker over the years. Hear some of their fascinating stories; for example, did you know that one owner used to repair circus wagons on site? History of Cary for Newcomers (age 16 & up) Ever wonder why Cary is where it is, or how Cary became "Cary"? Learn about the history of the community we call home! This class is especially geared for those folks who are newcomers to the area and want to learn more about their new hometown. Class ends with a trip to the Cary Heritage Museum. Instructor: Veronica Bucki Fees: $9(R) $12(N) (1 class) 111569 Thu Mar 8 1–2:30 p.m. 111568 Thu Apr 5 7–8:30 p.m. Downtown Cary Walking Tour (age 11 & up) Discover our community's past and learn about the future as you stroll through the heart of Cary and down the newly renovated Academy Street. Guided walking tours begin at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Private group tours for groups of five or more are also available by appointment. Instructor: Page-Walker Staff Fees: $5(R) $7(N) (1 class) 111559 Sat Mar 17 10–11:30 a.m. 111567 Sat May 19 10–11:30 a.m. REPURPOSING THE OLD HOTEL DOWNTOWN CARY WALKING TOUR

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